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Chicken Ranch Ranchero Over Rice

We love Mexican dishes and I have been trying to find a recipe combination for Ranchero Sauce to compliment dishes. I think I might have found a winner!
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Chicken Ranch Ranchero Over Rice

Ingredients

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Nutritional Information

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Directions

  1. In a saucepan, heat the oil and saute the garlic, serrano pepper and onions for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Reduce the heat and add the tomatoes.
  3. Cook the tomatoes for 5-6 minutes.
  4. Add in the seasonings and simmer for about 5 more minutes.
  5. Place the cooked rice in the bottom of the baking pan. Place the chicken breasts on top of the rice in a single layer.
  6. Add the Ranch dressing on top of the chicken.
  7. Pour the Ranchero Sauce (cooked tomato mixture) over the whole dish.
  8. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Freezing Directions

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In a saucepan, heat the oil and saute the garlic, serrano pepper and onions for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Allow sauce to cool.
  3. Reduce the heat and add the tomatoes.
  4. Cook the tomatoes for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Add in the seasonings and simmer for about 5 more minutes.
  6. Divide the cooked rice into indicated number of baking pans. Place the chicken breasts on top of the rice in a single layer.
  7. Add the Ranch dressing on top of the chicken.
  8. Pour the Ranchero Sauce (cooked tomato mixture) over the whole dish.
  9. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  10. Cover tightly with foil, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

  1. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

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